bride

Part of speech: noun

A newly married woman; woman about to be married.

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Usage examples "bride":

  1. Being come thither I did some business there and at the Rope Yarde, and had a piece of bride- cake sent me by Mrs. Barbary into the boate after me, she being here at her uncle's, with her husband, Mr. Wood's son, the mast- maker, and mighty nobly married, they say, she was, very fine, and he very rich, a strange fortune for so odd a looked mayde, though her hands and body be good, and nature very good, I think. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. But his bride was not among the number. - "A Prince of Good Fellows", Robert Barr.
  3. Glancing up he was surprised to see how tall she looked,- quite as tall, he thought, as her mother had been when she came a bride to the ranch. - "Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party", C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read.